Türkmen (Turkmen) Amulet Holder

Dating

Late 19th to early 20th century C.E.

Türkmen (Turkmen) Amulet Holder

Origin

Central Asia

Materials

"Silver and brass alloy; fire-gilded, with ram's-head terminals, loop-in-loop chains, bells, decorative wire, gilt-applied decoration, table-cut carnelians, and applique discs on leather"

Dimensions

Leather strap: 4.7 cm; Qur'an Case: 19.8 cm

Leather strap: 45.2 cm; Qur'an Case: 17.8 cm

Culture

Tribe

Museum

Acquisition 

ID#

Türkmen (Turkmen)

MET

2005

2005.443.8

Copyright Status

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